Gulino v. Board of Education Litigation


* * UPDATED NOVEMBER 1, 2016 * *

The damages phase of the case is continuing and if you have not already done so, please go to the secure Claimant Portal to access the document-collection checklist so that you can collect and send Plaintiffs’ counsel additional documents needed for your individual damages assessment.

Additional information from Plaintiffs’ counsel, including information about the status of settlement negotiations, how to begin preparing for individual damages hearing, as well as the document collection checklist can be found on the secure Claimant Portal.

If you have forgotten your claim number, you can retrieve it from the Claimant Portal.

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE DAMAGES PROCESS, on Monday, November 28, 2016 at 5:00 PM Plaintiffs’ counsel will hold another meeting to discuss how damages are calculated and what steps you need to take now.

THIS MEETING WILL BE A REPEAT OF THE MEETINGS HELD IN JUNE AND OCTOBER. You should only attend the November meeting if you were unable to attend any of the previous meetings. YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE AND YOU MUST RECEIVE CONFIRMATION OF YOUR REGISTRATION IN ORDER TO ATTEND. We will not be able to accommodate unregistered class members. To register, please send an email to, indicating that you would like to attend the November 28 meeting. You must include your full name and a phone number. Please register no later than November 18, 2016 if you would like to attend the meeting. If you attended one of the meetings in June or October, please do not register for this meeting.

There is limited space at the meeting and registration will be on a first come, first served basis. We will notify you if we determine that we have space for you to attend.

Time: this meeting will begin at 5:00 PM and end promptly at 6:30 PM.
New York Law School
185 West Broadway (between Leonard and Worth Streets)
New York, New York 10013

Unfortunately, we will not have an opportunity to meet individually with class members during these meetings, but we will make time for written questions at the end.

This meeting is for class members ONLY. Spouses, guests and friends will be asked to wait outside during the meeting.

If you are interested in being deemed certified through this case in order to apply for a permanent teaching position with the NYC Department of Education, and if you have not already sent in documents to Plaintiffs’ attorneys in order to determine if you are eligible to be certified, please do so as soon as possible. Please send your documents to:

Rachel Stevens
DLA Piper LLP (US)
1251 Avenue of the Americas, 27th Floor
New York, New York 10020

Please continue to check this website often for updates.